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Vivitar DVR508NHD

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A great value for money and 4 year old 8.1 megapixel 281 gram video camera
8.1MP No 281g CMOS Jul 2013
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Vivitar DVR508 Review

Representing excellent value for money, we have ranked the Vivitar DVR508 number 11 in best selling camcorders and number 77 across all camcorders.
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Excellent
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Missing Some Features
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4 Years Old
Overall Score
60
Good

Why Has it Scored 60?

Panasonic video cameras have excellent reviews in general.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better camcorders are available. View the latest camcorders 2017.
This camcorder is missing some features:
Only 1280 x 720 pixels maximum video resolution
Quite short maximum focal length (35mm film equiv)
Not waterproof
Not Full HD

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Vivitar DVR508 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

Vivitar Video Cameras Only Have Poor Reviews

We calculated the average reviews for all Vivitar video cameras and also specifically for Vivitar camcorders and found that in both cases Vivitar had poor reviews compared to other brands.


Value For Money

Excellent Value for Money

The product has mediocre features and is over 6 months old but at £20.00 it is cheaper than 100% of video cameras.

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Cheaper in the United Kingdom Than Overseas

We checked 22 other countries for prices for the Vivitar DVR508 and the United Kingdom price of £20.00 was the cheapest. The cheapest price that we could find overseas was in the United States where the price is $27.99 (£36.37).

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Features

Very Short Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

The minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) of the Vivitar DVR508 of only 2.8mm is in the shortest 6% of all camcorders when ranked by this feature. The shortest minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) of camcorders is 1.8mm, the longest is 110mm, and the average minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) is 29mm.

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Only 1280 X 720 Pixels Maximum Video Resolution

The Vivitar DVR508 has a maximum maximum video resolution of 1280 x 720 pixels. That's 56% lower maximum video resolution than a 1920 x 1080 pixels video camera, which is the most common resolution. Across all video cameras the worst resolution is 320 x 240 pixels and the best is 6528 x 3672 pixels.

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Quite Short Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

The Vivitar DVR508's maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) of only 2.8mm is in the shortest 4% of all camcorders when ranked by this feature. The maximum focal lengths (35mm film equiv) of camcorders range from 0.5mm to 2,700mm, and the average maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) is 780mm.

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Features Photo Mode

The Vivitar DVR508 features photo mode, unlike 76% of camcorders which do not feature photo mode.

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Not Waterproof

Like most other camcorders, the Vivitar DVR508 is not waterproof. 89% of camcorders are not waterproof.

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Has an Image Stabilizer

The Vivitar DVR508 has an image stabilizer, as do 66% of video cameras.

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3264 X 2448 Still Image Resolution

The highest still image resolution supported by the Vivitar DVR508 is 3264 x 2448. That's 4% higher resolution than the most frequently found resolution of 3200 x 2400. The worst resolution of all video cameras is 640 x 360 and the best is 6016 x 4016.

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Not Full HD

The Vivitar DVR508 is not Full HD, unlike most other camcorders. 73% of camcorders are Full HD.

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Quite High Minimum Aperture Number

The minimum aperture numbers of camcorders range from 1.1 to 22, and the average minimum aperture number is 2.2. The Vivitar DVR508's minimum aperture number of 3 is in the highest 11% of all camcorders when ranked by this feature.

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Features Auto Focus

The Vivitar DVR508 features auto focus, which is unusual. 89% of camcorders do not feature auto focus.

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Average Weight

The Vivitar DVR508's weight of 281g is fairly average compared to most other camcorders. It is in the lightest 1% of all video cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Has a Self-Timer

The Vivitar DVR508 has a self-timer, which is unusual. 93% of camcorders do not have a self-timer.

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Very Small Digital Zoom

Across all the camcorders the digital zooms range from 1.5x to 3,500x, and the average digital zoom is 440x. The digital zoom of the Vivitar DVR508 of only 4x is fairly small compared to most other camcorders. It is in the smallest 8% of all video cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Quite Small Display Diagonal

The average display diagonal of all video cameras is 3", with the smallest being 0.24" and the largest being 11". The display diagonal of the Vivitar DVR508 of only 1.8" is very small compared to most other video cameras. It is in the smallest 4% of all camcorders when ranked by this feature.

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Average Total Megapixels

The total megapixels of the Vivitar DVR508 of 8.1MP is relatively typical compared to most other video cameras. It is in the smallest 1% of all camcorders when ordered by this feature.

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Has a Continuous Shooting Mode

The Vivitar DVR508 has a continuous shooting mode, unlike 91% of video cameras which do not have a continuous shooting mode.

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Age

Released Over Four Years Ago

Vivitar released the DVR508 in July 2013.


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